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'Shema Yisrael' pendants discovered in Sobibor excavations

The pendants were uncovered in areas where victims were forced to undress before being herded into gas chambers, and near a mass grave.

'Shema Yisrael' pendants discovered in Sobibor excavations

Childrens' ID tags discovered at Sobibor

Metal ID tags worn by 4 children sent to the extermination camp found during archaeological excavations at the site.

Childrens' ID tags discovered at Sobibor

Last known survivor of Sobibor Nazi death camp dies

Semion Rosenfeld, last known survivor of Nazi death camp Sobibor, dies at age 96.

Last known survivor of Sobibor Nazi death camp dies

Germany allocates $1.1 million for Sobibor museum

The money will be used to create a permanent exhibition at the site of the former Nazi extermination camp to be opened in two years.

Germany allocates $1.1 million for Sobibor museum

'Revolutionary' Russian film on Sobibor uprising screened in NYC

Film marks 75th anniversary of death camp uprising. 'In Russian history, the moment a film raised the Jewish Holocaust, it was banned.'

'Revolutionary' Russian film on Sobibor uprising screened in NYC

Who killed a Polish Holocaust hero?

Family of Holocaust survivor Josef Kopf family may be close to finding out who killed him after the war was over.

Who killed a Polish Holocaust hero?

Putin invites descendants of Sobibor rebellion to 'Victory Day'

Russian president invites families of Jews who rebelled at Sobibor death camp to Moscow parade commemorating defeat of Nazi Germany.

Putin invites descendants of Sobibor rebellion to 'Victory Day'

Could Israeli guides at Auschwitz be arrested under new law?

Israeli tour guides worry that new law will cause them to be imprisoned for discussing Polish involvement in Holocaust.

Could Israeli guides at Auschwitz be arrested under new law?

'A moral imperative to document the Holocaust'

Arutz Sheva hears from Claims Conference EVP at event honoring 14-year-old girl murdered in Sobibor whose pendant was found last year.

'A moral imperative to document the Holocaust'player

Young Holocaust victim remembered in Frankfurt

Moving ceremony held in Frankfurt in memory of Karolina Cohn, Jewish girl born in city and murdered by Nazis in Sobibor death camp.

Young Holocaust victim remembered in Frankfurt

Relatives of young Holocaust victim to hold first memorial

A girl’s pendant found at Sobibor reunites a Jewish family spread across the globe.

Relatives of young Holocaust victim to hold first memorial

Israeli ambassador to Russia summoned 'for serious conversation'

Ambassador called to clarify, after Poland vetoes Russian participation in Sobibor death camp museum renovation project.

Israeli ambassador to Russia summoned 'for serious conversation'

Sobibor closing to visitors during construction

Memorial site on grounds of former Sobibor Nazi death camp to be closed to visitors during planned construction of a museum.

Sobibor closing to visitors during construction

Researchers find jewelry, hair pins in Sobibór death camp

Researchers find jewelry, hair pins beneath floorboards in Sobibór death camp.

Researchers find jewelry, hair pins in Sobibór death camp

Polish president pens eulogy for survivor

Polish president Andrzej Duda publishes long statement eulogizing a Holocaust survivor who escaped the Sobibor death camp.

Polish president pens passionate eulogy for Holocaust survivor

Holocaust hero passes away at 90

Phillip Bialowitz, survived the Sobibor death camp rebellion, then dedicated his life to a promise he made to the rebel leaders.

Holocaust hero passes away at 90

Looters desecrate Holocaust victims' graves

Sobibor archaelogical site combed for gold, silver, museum sources reveal.

Looters desecrate Holocaust victims' graves

Hero of Nazi Death Camp Revolt to be Honored

As Russia prepares to mark 70 years since the Sobibor revolt, one Jewish officer finally finds his rightful place as the hero of the story.

Jewish Hero of Sobibor Death Camp Revolt to be Honored

Polish Government Saves Sobibor

The Polish government has stepped in to save the museum at the Sobibor concentration camp from closing due to lack of funds.

Polish Government Saves Sobibor Museum

Inmate Speaks at Demjanjuk Trial

Thomas "Toivi" Blatt has made the long journey to Munich, where he will testify in the trial of alleged former Nazi SS guard John Demjanjuk.

Sobibor Prisoner Readies to Testify in Demjanjuk Trial